Milton Banquet

Milton Banquet & Conference Centre {review}

Photos this page: courtesy of Milton Banquet & Conference Centre Situated in the midst of 36 acres of picturesque parkland, your guests will be transported to a state of serenity as they enjoy strolling through the manicured courtyard gardens and lush green lawns. Our elegantly decorated banquet halls easily accommodate parties of 50 – 500 […]

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{Favourite Things} All of our favourite spring items at Wedsy!

Are you just as ready for spring as we are?! We’ve rounded up our favourite spring  favourites to help us get thru the rest of these winter days!… MORE ABOUT WEDSY.CA | Wedsy is a fresh online shop full of fabulous wedding items. More details in their review in The Ring, here. To find out more, […]

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Wedding budget spreadsheet

The Wedding Budget: Budgeting made Easy

Photo above: Gary Evans Photography March 2019 | Yes, it’s true! The Wedding Budget Spreadsheet has been updated with the latest price ranges and elements.  The Wedding Budget Spreadsheet gives basic price ranges for absolutely everything. From the marriage licenses to wedding photography, it includes columns for reality – your budget, quotes and actual amounts […]

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{Favourite things} All about Pink at Wedsy!

We are loving all of the pink inspiration we are seeing lately! Here is a collection of our favourite pink wedding items from Wedsy.ca! So many things to choose from… MORE ABOUT WEDSY.CA | Wedsy is a fresh online shop full of fabulous wedding items. More details in their review in The Ring, here. To find […]

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Marquis Gardens Hamilton

Marquis Gardens Hamilton {review}

Marquis Gardens Hamilton is a dream wedding location! Marquis Gardens Hamilton is named after the “Marquis Diamond” – the most unique cut with the best brilliance of all shapes! Their mission: To build a unique, personalized experience for each client and guest, by adding a touch of brilliance! Services Offered… Marquis Gardens offers complete professional […]

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Photographer: Jals Photography | Venue: Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

Legally Wed: Everything you need to know about getting married in Ontario

Photo above: Jals Photography Getting legally married in Ontario involves more than just a dress and a fiancé. When it comes to getting legally hitched, you have two options: a marriage licence issued by a municipality of Ontario, or, if you are being married in a religious ceremony, you may be eligible to be married […]

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{CONTEST} Win an All-Inclusive Trip to Viva Wyndham Azteca

Win a Luxurious Honeymoon to Riviera Maya, Mexico! We’re giving away an eight day, seven night all-inclusive stay for 2 at the Viva Wyndham Azteca Resort in Riviera Maya, Mexico! Entering is easy…. Contest deadline – May 31, 2019 (Trip must be used by May 31, 2020. Airfare and transportation to the resort not included.) […]

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Online Wedding Planning: Your Guide to The Ring

Photo above: Anne Edgar Photography Here’s your guide to the Ring – from design to reviews to bridal show calendar, everything has a new look. The new site will make planning your wedding about 1000% easier, faster, and more fun… TheWeddingRing.ca makes online wedding planning easy. We hope you love the new TheWeddingRing.ca as much […]

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Personalized wedding items for your men! | Wedsy.ca

Looking for the perfect gift for the men in your bridal party?! Wedsy (wedsy.ca) has so many personalized gifts to choose from… MORE ABOUT WEDSY.CA | Wedsy is a fresh online shop full of fabulous wedding items. More details in their review in The Ring, here. To find out more, email Wedsy.ca directly using the form […]

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Tickets to the Woodstock Fall Wedding Expo

Photo above: HRM Photography The Ring’s Woodstock Fall Wedding Expo has officially been rescheduled for Nov 1, 2020, at Craigowan Golf Club! WHEN: November 1st, 2020WHERE: Craigowan Golf Club | 595838 Hwy 59 N R.R. # 6 Woodstock, Ontario, Canada N4S 7W1HOW MUCH: Free when you register online, otherwise, just $10 each at the doorGRAND PRIZE: $1000 online shopping […]

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Decor: Rachel & Co. | Photo: Kayla Beth Photography

Everything you need to know about budgeting as a couple | The Financial Diva

You walked down the aisle and promised to each other “for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer.” Don’t let poor money management skills be a reason for marriage struggle. Let The Financial Diva (thefinancialdiva.ca) help you dig deeper and discuss how you and your partner can put a plan in place for healthy financial […]

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The Financial Diva tells us what the most important call is when wedding planning

THE MOST IMPORTANT CALL – PLANNING TOGETHER “Your wedding will be one of the most memorable days of your life, but then what? Will it be ‘happily ever after’ or just a great wedding? Will it be debt, crash and burn, or a debt-free, dream life that finds you more in love than ever on […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Sweet surprises | Nicole & Dario

BRIDE & GROOM: Nicole & Dario Komsic WEDDING DATE: July 28th, 2018 CEREMONY LOCATION: Holy Cross Catholic Church RECEPTION LOCATION: Marquis Gardens Banquet & Convention Centre (♥) (marquisgardens.com) Hamilton, ON “I’ve worked there since I was 15. So not only was the space like a second home to me, I knew I trusted them to […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Rustic elegance at Hernder Estate | Carmen & Brittany

BRIDE & GROOM: Carmen & Brittany WEDDING DATE: June 29th, 2019 LOCATION: Hernder Estate Wines (hernder.com) St. Catharines, ON  “Hernder Estate Wines is a breathtaking location. It has such a warm, cozy feel to it that it feels like home ~ it was an added bonus that we met there!” – B PHOTOGRAPHY: Chelsea Green […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Burgundy & Blush | Kourtney & Kolton

BRIDE & GROOM: Kourtney & Kolton Lynch WEDDING DATE: September 28th, 2018 LOCATION: Croatian Sports and Community Centre of Hamilton (hamiltoncroatia.com) Hamilton, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: DA Photography (daphotostudio.com) Guelph, ON “We found Dragi at a bridal show. After looking at his work from previous weddings and photoshoots, we reached out. This was the best decision we […]

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Beach themed items for your destination wedding | Wedsy.ca

Whether inspired by soft golden sands or an afternoon spent sailing, let your love for the ocean inspire your destination or nautical themed wedding. These coastal inspired styles from Wedsy (wedsy.ca) will leave you daydreaming about the warmth of the sun on your skin and the touch of sand between your toes. MORE ABOUT WEDSY.CA | […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Glitz & Modern Glam | Ashley & David

BRIDE & GROOM: Ashley & David McCready WEDDING DATE: October 6th, 2018 CEREMONY LOCATION: Baba Budha Ji Gursikh Gurdwara (facebook.com/bababudhajihamilton) Stoney Creek, ON RECEPTION LOCATION: Marquis Gardens Banquet & Convention Centre (♥) (marquisgardens.com) Hamilton, ON “We have both worked at Marquis Gardens for several years and knew that they would do an amazing job at […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Proposal Abroad | Deanna & Andrew

BRIDE & GROOM: Deanna & Andrew Patenaude WEDDING DATE: October 11th, 2019 CEREMONY: Ancaster Mill (♥) (ancastermill.ca) Ancaster, ON RECEPTION: Earth To Table: The Farm Flamborough, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Sandra Monaco Photography (sandramonacophoto.com) Kitchener, ON VIDEOGRAPHY: DePlonty Creative Media (deplontycreativemedia.com) Brantford, ON THE PROPOSAL: “Two years ago while camping, we decided the next year we would […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Modern Country | Robert & Ashley

BRIDE & GROOM: Robert & Ashley Boulton WEDDING DATE: September 14th, 2019 LOCATION: Hernder Estate Wines (hernder. com) St. Catharines, ON  “We wanted a modern/ country/rustic venue and the barn is as absolutely beautiful on the outside as it is on the inside. We also loved how private the location was. The pond out front […]

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Nature & Woodland | Wedsy.ca

Embrace and celebrate natural beauty down to every last detail with a pretty woodland wedding. Wedsy (www.wedsy.ca) has all of the items inspired by the gifts that nature provides, layers of natural elements, nature-inspired pieces, and adorable animal motifs make this one standout celebration. Featured in the Spring/Summer 2020 issue of The Wedding Ring Magazine […]

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{Favourite Things} Favourite cake designs

Sweet tables, ombre cakes, geode style cakes, cupcake towers, cakes hanging from the ceiling… accents ranging from statement florals and strings of pearls to antique cake stands, designing your cake display can be sweet! This gallery is filled with cake design ideas we love, thanks to our friends from across South Western Ontario. Ritzy Cakes […]

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{Favourite Things} Industrial Chic | Wedsy.ca

Take everything you love about the city—the lights, the buildings, that downtown urban feel—and imagine a wedding with that exact same vibe. Bold, confident, mature, and modern, the industrial wedding theme features the best of city life whether you live downtown or not. Featured in the Spring/Summer 2020 issue of The Wedding Ring Magazine WEDSY.CA […]

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{Editorial} Beauty within

BRIDE: Courtney Salamone VENUE: Millworks Creative District – The Loft (millworkscreative.com) Dundas, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Alexis Burton Photographer (alexisburtonphotographer.com) Hamilton, ON HAIR: Taylin Beechey –  Glow Services (@glow.services) Paris, ON MAKEUP: Stacey Sztricsko – Beauty by Stacey (beautybystacey.ca) Caledonia, ON GOWN: Essense of Australia, Heirlooms Bridal Shop (heirloomsbridal.com) Dundas, ON DETAILS: “When Taylin and I were […]

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Weddings during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Photo above: Sourced on Google-Nadav C.J. Photographer via JTA Weddings During the Coronavirus Pandemic A wedding is supposed to be the best day of your life but most couples don’t plan for a viral pandemic to disrupt their plans for this big day. Engaged couples across the country and around the world are being forced […]

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How to plan your Wedding during Coronavirus

Congratulations on your engagement! You now face the unique challenge of how to plan your wedding during coronavirus pandemic. If you’re just starting to dive into planning, it’s natural to have a million “what if” questions about the future. While all of the uncertainty, we hope that in light of current events, this won’t take […]

COVID-19
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Virtual Wedding Expo: Servers with a Smile

Where do you go to create the wedding of your dreams? Servers with a Smile is where you can find all the vendors you need to have a magical day, as well as support during your entire day, so all you have to do is enjoy your wedding! Servers With A Smile prides itself on […]

Servers with a Smile
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Should I postpone my wedding? {COVID-19}

PHOTO ABOVE: HRM Photography Last night local wedding professionals took to a zoom chat to answer questions from local brides and grooms about their most pressing concerns. In these early days of social distancing, with all events over 10 people being forced to cancel or postpone, engaged couples are wondering “Should I postpone my wedding?” […]

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Virtual Wedding Expo: Brentwood Livery

There are no shortage of people who have excellent things to say about the family-run luxury transportation company, Brentwood Livery. In fact, countless brides and other experts in the Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph areas refer to Brentwood for any formal function deserving of a ride in style. Wedding Packages & Prices… Brentwood Livery offers custom […]

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